The Rationing

The Rationing

Charles Wheelan / Dec 06, 2019

The Rationing America is in trouble at the mercy of a puzzling pathogen That ordinarily wouldn t lead to catastrophe thanks to modern medicine but there s just one problem the government supply of Dormigen the s

  • Title: The Rationing
  • Author: Charles Wheelan
  • ISBN: 1324001488
  • Page: 477
  • Format: Hardcover
  • America is in trouble at the mercy of a puzzling pathogen That ordinarily wouldn t lead to catastrophe, thanks to modern medicine, but there s just one problem the government supply of Dormigen, the silver bullet of pharmaceuticals, has been depleted just as demand begins to spike.Set in the near future, The Rationing centers around a White House struggling to quell the America is in trouble at the mercy of a puzzling pathogen That ordinarily wouldn t lead to catastrophe, thanks to modern medicine, but there s just one problem the government supply of Dormigen, the silver bullet of pharmaceuticals, has been depleted just as demand begins to spike.Set in the near future, The Rationing centers around a White House struggling to quell the crisis and control the narrative Working together, just barely, are a savvy but preoccupied president a Speaker interested in jockeying for position and a potential presidential bid than attending to the minutiae of disease control a patriotic majority leader unable to differentiate a virus from a bacterium a strategist with brilliant analytical abilities but abominable people skills and, improbably, our narrator, a low level scientist with the National Institutes of Health who happens to be the world s leading expert in lurking viruses.Little goes according to plan during the three weeks necessary to replenish the stocks of Dormigen Some Americans will get the life saving drug and others will not, and nations with their own supply soon offer aid but for a price China senses blood and a geopolitical victory, presenting a laundry list of demands that ranges from complete domination of the South China Sea to additional parking spaces at the UN, while India claims it can save the day for the U.S Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 464 pages Expected publication May 21st 2019 by W W Norton Company More Details ISBN 1324001488 ISBN13 9781324001485 Other Editions 2 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book The Rationing by Charles Wheelan Release date May 21, 2019 Enter to win a pointed political satire about a government that can actually confront a crisis America is in trouble at the mercy of an unknown patho Enter to win a pointed political satire about a government that can actually confront a crisis America is in trouble at the mercy of an unknown pathogen That ordinarily wouldn t lead to catastrophe, thanks to modern medicine, but there s just one problem the government supply of Dormigen, the silver bullet of pharmaceuticals, has been depleted just as demand begins to spike Set in the near future, The Rationing centers around a White House struggling to quell the crisis and control the narrative Political backstabbing, rank hypocrisy, and dastardly deception reign in this delightfully entertaining debut, sure to lift one s spirits far above the national stage Enter Giveaway Format Print book

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        Charles Wheelan is a senior lecturer and policy fellow at the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College He joined the Dartmouth faculty fulltime in June of 2012.Wheelan s most recent book, Naked Statistics Stripping the Dread from the Data, was released by W.W Norton in January of 2013 Three weeks later, it reached the New York Times bestseller list for hardback nonfiction The San Francisco Chr Charles Wheelan is a senior lecturer and policy fellow at the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College He joined the Dartmouth faculty fulltime in June of 2012.Wheelan s most recent book, Naked Statistics Stripping the Dread from the Data, was released by W.W Norton in January of 2013 Three weeks later, it reached the New York Times bestseller list for hardback nonfiction The San Francisco Chronicle called it a brilliant, funny new book The New York Times described Wheelan as the Dave Barry of the coin flipping set From 2004 to 2012, Wheelan was a senior lecturer in public policy at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago He taught several courses on understanding the policy process for Master s students For the 2004 05 academic year, he was voted Professor of the Year in a Non Core Course by the Harris School student body.In the fall of 2005, Wheelan created and taught the inaugural International Policy Practicum IPP , in which 12 students studied economic reform in India for an academic term followed by a 10 day trip to Bangalore and Delhi to meet with economists, politicians, educators, civic leaders, and other experts Subsequent IPPs have visited Brazil Jordan and Israel Turkey Cambodia and Rwanda and Madagascar.In March of 2009, Wheelan ran unsuccessfully for Congress as the representative from the Illinois 5th District in the special election to replace Rahm Emanuel In its editorial assessing the race, the Chicago Sun Times wrote, Voters will find a ballot filled with impressive and thoughtful candidates especially Charlie Wheelan, a University of Chicago lecturer who combines a razor sharp mind with a boatload of charm and an impressive expertise in economics and foreign policy We expect great things from Wheelan in the future Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Chicago, Wheelan was Director of Policy and Communications for Chicago Metropolis 2020, a business backed civic group promoting healthy regional growth in the Chicago area.From 1997 to 2002, Wheelan was the Midwest correspondent for The Economist His story on America s burgeoning ex convict population was the August 10, 2002, cover story He has written freelance articles for the Chicago Tribune, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and other publications.Wheelan s first book, Naked Economics Undressing the Dismal Science, was published by W.W Norton Company in 2002 The book, an accessible and entertaining introduction to economics for lay readers, was released in paperback in September 2003 and is now published in 13 languages, including Arabic and Hebrew The Chicago Tribune described Naked Economics as clear, concise, informative and gasp witty In 2007, Naked Economics was selected by 360 Degrees of Reading as one of the 360 books that every college bound student should read, alongside authors ranging from Sophocles to Malcolm X Naked Economics was also selected as one The 100 Best Business Books of All Time by 800 CEO READ.Wheelan is also the author of 10 Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said and An Introduction to Public Policy, a comprehensive textbook on public policy published by W.W Norton in November of 2010.Wheelan holds a Ph.D in public policy from the University of Chicago, a Master s in Public Affairs from Princeton University, and a B.A from Dartmouth College He lives in Chicago with his wife and three children


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